Poem: “Kristallnacht 2019”

Einmarsch in das Sudetenland. Motorisierte deutsche Truppen in Saaz. German mechanized troops enter Saaz. The streets are decorated with swastika flags and banners.
9.10.1938
14.30 Uhr.
Saaz. Sudetenland
Einmarsch in das Sudetenland. Motorisierte deutsche Truppen in Saaz. German mechanized troops enter Saaz. The streets are decorated with swastika flags and banners. 9.10.1938 14.30 Uhr. Saaz. Sudetenland

find yourself a job
across the lake or the ocean
or the river doesn’t matter
and as bad as it gets
don’t come back for me
i will be fine

—–

Catherine B. Krause is a disabled ex-programmer, lunatic, and former literary publisher. Her poem “[first down]” appears in the recent anthology Rabbit Ears: TV Poems (NYQ Books, 2015), which was reviewed favorably in The Boston Globe and The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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